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Rules for JSCC Distinguished Service Awards

We establish the Award in order to promote advances in coordination chemistry and JSCC.

Section 1 We establish the JSCC Distinguished Service Award (here after the “Award”) that will be given to a researcher with a remarkable achievement and outstanding contributions for a long time to promote advances in JSCC.
Section 2 The Award shall be given basically once per year.
Section 3 In order to be eligible for the Award a candidate shall have been a regular member of JSCC for more than twenty years.
Section 4 The Award shall consist of a shield that will be given at the Annual Symposium.
Section 5 The JSCC Awards Review Committee (here after the “Review Committee”) shall be responsible for the selection of the Award. Ten members of the Review Committee will be selected from JSCC members according to “Rules for Election of Review Committee Members”. The Vice president of JSCC shall be the chairman of the Review Committee.
Section 6 Selection of candidates shall be made in accordance with the provision of “Additional Rules for JSCC Distinguished Service Award”.
Section 7 The chairman of the Review Committee shall report the result and its reason to the President by the date of JSCC general meeting.
Section 8 These rules may be amended by a careful discussion at the Council and an approval at the General meeting.
These rules become effective from October 1st, 2007.

September 17, 2017 Partial Amendment

Additional Rules for JSCC Distinguished Service Awards

(General rules)

Section 1 The JSCC Distinguished Service Award (here after the “Award”) grant and management of the JSCC Awards review committee (here after the “Review Committee”) shall be in accordance with the provision of “Rules for JSCC Distinguished Service Award”, “Additional Rules for JSCC Distinguished Service Award”, and “Rules for Election of Review Committee Members of JSCC Awards”.

(Entry)

Section 2 Entry to the Award shall be by self-recommendation or a recommendation by other JSCC members. According to an entry method, entries shall submit necessary papers to the Office by a deadline.

(Review committee)

Section 3 Candidates and recommenders of candidates cannot become review committees.
Section 4 In the case of a vacancy on the Review Committee, the Council shall appoint a new review committee according to the election result of JSCC Awards review committee of the said year.
Section 5 The chairman of the Review Committee (the Vice President of JSCC, here after the “Chairman”) call the Review Committee. The vice chairman shall be elected by mutual vote among the committee members. Besides, it is desirable that the vice chairman is elected among remaining committee members from the previous year. The Review Committee should be held if possible with the answers or the attendances of all committee members, but it shall be held with the answers or the attendances of more than seven members among eleven members.
Section 6 As a basic rule, the review system shall be two stage review, the 1st stage and the 2nd stage.
Section 7 The 1st stage review shall be a screen applications, and as a basic rule, no more than three candidates shall be selected by voting.
Section 8 At the 2nd stage review, the Review Committee shall listen the achievement explanation from the candidates selected by screen applications mentioned above or from recommenders of the candidates. But it is not always when the review committee approve. The Review Committee shall not pay any travel expenses or transportation expenses for the achievement explanation.
Section 9 These additional rules may be amended by a careful discussion and an approval at the Council.
These additional rules become effective from October 1st, 2007.

September 17, 2017 Partial Amendment

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